Table 3

Projected total hip arthroplasties in UK, based on projected population changes, plus Swedish arthroplasty rates

Age groupEstimated 1996Projected 2006Projected 2016Projected 2026
Men
 55–646 3217 8548 0849 383
 65–7410 33810 49013 36913 772
 75–846 1286 9697 82110 371
 85+8041 0321 3391 816
 Total >5523 59026 34530 61235 342
Women
 55–647 1788 9309 27410 567
 65–7413 98013 17016 69117 358
 75–8413 75613 93313 79218 078
 85+4 1735 0295 6466 268
 Total >5539 08841 06345 40252 271
Total
 55–6413 50516 79117 36119 963
 65–7424 30423 70330 12031 183
 75–8419 74020 92521 83928 772
 85+4 8695 9706 9888 286
 Total >5562 41867 38976 30888 203